Dr. Rachael Ross is a a practicing board-certified family medicine physician and sexologist whose engaging manner and frankness has garnered comparisons to Dr. Ruth Westheimer. A pioneer of groundbreaking discussions about relationships, sex, health, abstinence HIV/AIDS prevention and comprehensive sex education for teenagers, Dr. Rachael has spread her message to audiences across the U.S. on television, […]
According to the Office of Minority Health, when it comes to receiving the vaccination for pneumonia, Hispanic adults aged 65 and older were 45.2 percent less likely to have ever received the pneumonia shot, while Blacks were at 49.8 percent.
VIA WJLA: Montgomery and Prince George’s counties are offering free H1N1 vaccination clinics in upcoming days. The Prince George’s County Health Department is offering an evening walk-in flu clinic on December 15, 2009. The clinic targets vulnerable and elderly populations. It will be held Tuesday December 15, from 4 – 7 p.m. at the D. […]
VIA WJLA: Demand for the swine flu vaccine drew more than one thousand people to Montgomery County’s clinic Wednesday morning. Folks started lining up at 7 a.m., two hours before the clinic opened. Potomac resident Robert Ost waited in the chilly weather. “It’s probably better than getting swine flu,” he said, “but the wait is […]
SILVER SPRING, Maryland (Montgomery County Health & Human Services)–Montgomery County Health and Human Services will offer its first H1N1 vaccination clinic on Friday, October 9 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Dennis Avenue Health Center, 2000 Dennis Avenue in Silver Spring. The County has received 2,500 doses of the intranasal H1N1 vaccine (nasal […]
VIA WASHINGTON POST: Thousands of doses of swine flu vaccine are flooding into the Washington region in the opening days of a national campaign against the spread of the virus. Health officials in Maryland, Virginia and the District reported receiving the first few thousand of the millions of doses expected to be distributed nationwide. They […]